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A lively and liveable Singapore: strategies for sustainable growth. Inter- Ministerial Committee on Sustainable Development, OUR VISION IS TO MAKE. A Lively and Liveable Singapore. Strategies for Sustainable Growth. Corporate author: Inter-Ministerial Committee on Sustainable Development; Date: A Lively and Liveable Singapore: Strategies for Sustainable Growth. Front Cover. Singapore. Inter-Ministerial Committee on Sustainable Development. Ministry.

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Efforts to encourage greater use of public transport contribute to sustainable development since public transport not only minimises land requirements but is also the most energy efficient mode of transport.

Implementation will be carefully studied to ensure that regulatory changes that may be required are appropriately paced to minimize disruptive adjustments.

Get great free widgets at Widgetbox! While we must tackle these important issues, the uncertainties remind us that we cannot just look at our present needs, but should think ahead to secure our future.

To further distinguish Singapore as a City in a Garden, new areas such as skyrise greenery, and measures to better document and protect existing biodiversity are being studied too. Our aim is to make public transport livezble attractive and choice mode, to encourage a decisive lliveable to greater public transport usage, even for those who can well afford cars. As Singapore grows and becomes even more compact, fiscal measures alone will not be sufficient to ensure that we can sustain a high quality living environment.

A Lively and Liveable Singapore. Strategies for Sustainable Growth

A luxury we can live without? Resource efficiency will also be actively promoted amongst industry and businesses, as well as within the transport sector. Kiasi Krab on Changi Reel Revolution: Singapore can develop in a sustainable manner only if lifestyles and habits change. Having a clean, green and healthy environment will also help Singapore to attract talent and liveagle.


New technologies will also have to be harnessed to improve performance and overcome current limits to liveablw. The costs and benefits of proposed measures have to be carefully assessed and weighed with other options.

Efforts to encourage greater use of public transport contribute to sustainable development since public transport not only minimises land requirements liveablle is more energy efficient than other transport modes.

A realistic approach will be adopted, taking into account international standards and global best practice, in charting new strategies to position Singapore globally as a hub for sustainable development solutions.

As a responsible member of livvely international community, Singapore would want to play our part in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. The general feedback that the committee has received so far is that luveable should seek to make the existing stock of buildings more energy and resource efficient, as they form the bulk of our built environment. Achieving resource efficiency will be crucial to sustaining our future cost competitiveness and growth.

A Lively and Liveable Singapore. Strategies for Sustainable Growth

The Committee will look into effective measures to overcome market failures that impede decisions that are cost-effective over the longer term for people and businesses. The Environment Pasir Ris: Today many of us are concerned about higher fuel prices and ever-increasing demand for resources. Jul 29, Feedback requested for a Sustainable Singapore. Singapore is our home, not just for the current but also future generations. Resource management Pollution control Quality of the physical environment.

This will ensure that growth does not come at the expense of our quality of life. At the same time, we have focused our effort on building a garden city, with good urban planning and pollution control as key considerations. There was broad agreement that the effective management of scarce resources such as water, energy, and land will become even more important with rising resource costs worldwide.


We have made significant investments in national infrastructure, environmental protection, water supply, transport and greenery, where the long term benefits justify the costs. We would also wish to sustain economic growth and maintain our quality of life.

wildfilms: Feedback requested for a Sustainable Singapore

Sustainable development for Singapore means being able to support future economic and population growth while maintaining a quality living environment that is clean, green and healthy. As such, the engagement of key stakeholders across the public, private and people sectors is a key feature of this exercise.

Resource efficiency will be actively promoted among industry and businesses. The committee is also studying measures that industries can adopt to further mitigate the ljvely on our environment in a cost-effective manner.

A Lively and Liveable Singapore: Strategies for sustainable growth

We will set meaningful goals but pace the changes so that everyone can adjust smoothly. Over the past 40 years, good economic growth has improved our standard of living. On the domestic front, greater economic and population growth will strain our living environment as well as our scarce land, water and energy resources.

First, we can be more efficient in using qnd to grow our economy and stay competitive.